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lawless

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adjective law·less \ˈlȯ-ləs\

Simple Definition of lawless

  • : having no laws

  • : not obeying the law

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of lawless

  1. 1 :  not regulated by or based on law

  2. 2 a :  not restrained or controlled by law :  unruly b :  illegal

lawlessly adverb
lawlessness noun

Examples of lawless in a sentence

  1. the lawless society of the frontier

  2. <the lawless rioters were destroying everything in sight>



12th Century

First Known Use of lawless

12th century

Rhymes with lawless


LAWLESS Defined for Kids

lawless

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adjective law·less \ˈlȯ-ləs\

Definition of lawless for Students

  1. 1 :  having no laws :  not based on or controlled by law <a lawless frontier town>

  2. 2 :  uncontrolled by law :  unruly <a lawless mob>

lawlessness noun



Law Dictionary

lawless

adjective law·less

Legal Definition of lawless

  1. 1 :  not restrained or controlled by law

  2. 2 :  illegal <a lawless act>

lawlessly adverb
lawlessness noun




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